Toyota Announces Million Investment at Stanford and MIT for Car-Tech Research

The investment announced by Toyota will be made over the course of five years at joint research centers located in Silicon Valley and another technology hub in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In an ambitious new collaboration, Japanese auto giant Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the research and development of artificial intelligence (AI) and mobility technologies. The investment announced by Toyota will be made over the course of five years at joint research centers located in Silicon Valley and another technology hub in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The initiative will focus largely on robot assisted driving as well as inventing new methods to meet the challenges of expanding urban centers and aging populations. Additionally, Toyota has hired Dr. Gill Pratt, former Program Manager at DARPA…


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